Microsoft to Finally Open a Store in New York City Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

That's five short "street blocks", not the longer avenue ones.

By New York standards, that's extremely close. Most New Yorkers walk that far for coffee.

Microsoft Launches IE Developer Channel Commented on: 18 weeks ago (June 16, 2014)

""Internet Explorer Developer channel is our way of sharing an early sneak peek at what's coming next in IE," Microsoft IE principal program manager lead Charles Morris"

Someone should tell...

Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Xbox One with No Kinect Commented on: 23 weeks ago (May 13, 2014)

I'll explain: Motion controlled games are a fad which has run its course, but for some people voice control over system functions is worth the cost of a microphone.

More complicated, yes...

Windows is Now Free for Phones and Mini-Tablets Commented on: 28 weeks ago (April 3, 2014)

To reach parity with Android, they would also have to release the source code. Windows phone is (was?) limited in regards to what hardware it will run on, and OEM's can't fix that without access...

Xbox One to Get New Features, (Eventually) Expand into New Markets Commented on: 31 weeks ago (March 18, 2014)

Well. the delay in the other markets is clearly not because of a supply constraint. It's been speculated that localization is a HUGE job because of the voice commands.

So blame it on...

Microsoft Delays Live Game Broadcasting for Xbox One Commented on: 48 weeks ago (November 19, 2013)

Ouch. I wonder if they just ran out of juice. Like, they built the feature but couldn't get it to work without dropping frames. Insiders, we want to know!

I think everyone (aside from...

Here Come the First Xbox One Launch Games Commented on: 48 weeks ago (November 13, 2013)

The PS4's GPU is about 50% more powerful. Or you could say that the X-box One is 33% less powerful.

That extra power can be used to up the resolution, or a game can be crafted at a lower...

New Coke? Commented on: 1 year ago (May 13, 2013)

As an Apple FanBoi, I agree wholeheartedly with UKUser. Apple should continue to have the only mobile platform that forces developers to "man up" if they want to play.

I mean, just think...

Google Throws Down the Gauntlet, Kills EAS Support Commented on: 1 year ago (December 14, 2012)

So, I don't get it. What's wrong with IMAP and CardDAV? Is this an inferior solution?

All things being equal, moving from a proprietary protocol to an open one should be a win for...

Microsoft: There Can Be Only One … Browser Commented on: 1 year ago (December 13, 2012)

This is so transparently disingenuous. Does anyone want to take a stab at squaring this with the IE blog begging people to not code to webkit for mobile, because standards?

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